How many days go by in which you don’t even think about the most important meeting of your existence? Let’s have a look at seven ways you can prepare for the appointment of all appointments— standing before Allah!
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Satan does two things: The first thing, he doesn’t want you to repent. And if he fails and you repent, the second thing is he makes you think that your repentance is not accepted. These are two plans of Allah, guess which one is worse? The second is an insult to Allah...
How many of our faculties, our limbs, and our talents do we take for granted? These are but some of the blessings in our own bodies. How many blessings surround us, in our families, our friends, our work, the status we enjoy, the connections we have, even our hopes and our dreams?
How do we begin to rectify our hearts to ensure that they are in a state that is sound? The heart, just like the body, needs nourishment, and while we fuel our bodies with food, the fuel of the heart is knowledge. Thus, one of the first pieces of advice...
It may be that your dua is not that it's not being answered; it's just that the answer from Allah is delayed. And Allah may delay answering the dua for a few reasons. For example, Allah knows that by making this dua, or by consistently making dua to Allah...
When a person turns away from the Quran, the heart starts to starve just as the body starves when it is not fed; as a result, life itself becomes depressing and incomplete, as the individual preoccupies themselves in other matters, seeking to fill that void within.
Taking a “break” shouldn’t mean giving up worship altogether. We don’t view menstruation as a “curse” as some other religions do; it’s just a natural part of being a woman, and we are free to carry on being Allah’s slaves without any feeling of guilt or shame.
Just as a traveler tries not to overburden himself with unnecessary baggage, so too should the Muslim not be carrying too much of this world in his or her heart. That is, the Muslim should take from this world that which suffices him or her, and not be preoccupied by the thirst for more.
The Prophet (peace be upon him) taught us many duas about not only knowledge but it’s actually making sure that you stick to that knowledge that Allah gives you firmness in faith. So he taught us to say: O Allah guide me and keep me firm.
There was a woman called mashitat Fir’aun. She was a woman who was the hairdresser of Pharaoh’s daughter. She had embraced Islam in secret. And when she was combing the hair of the daughter of Pharaoh, the king, the one who said he is a god, the comb fell to the ground, and then...
Everything belongs to God and returns to Him. So if we don't own a thing, why do we mourn our loss? Our destiny is predetermined. We do not have control on that part. What we have to control over is a limited free will, that is our actions, our choice to do good or bad...
Love is a source of inspiration. Spiritual and emotional attraction provides radiance and motivation. It makes people more receptive to being inspired. A woman with a vital heart and live emotional sense is receptive to inspiration and has greater intuition than a man.